Community Social Work Products

  • Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness

    1st Edition

    By Yvonne Vissing, Diane Nilan, Christopher Hudson

    Changing the Paradigm of Homelessness offers a comprehensive look at family housing distress related to the homelessness epidemic in the United States. This book explores the causes and consequences of this epidemic and proposes drastic changes in America’s historically ill-fated approach to family…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Equity and Efficiency Policy in Community Care

    Needs, Service Productivities, Efficiencies and Their Implications, 1st Edition

    By Bleddyn Davies, José Fernández

    This title was first published in 2000:  Equity and Efficiency Policy provides a completely new perspective on post-reform community care, analyzes its fairness, effectiveness and efficiency in a new way and uses its powerful new techniques applied to a major national collection of evidence to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mentoring for Young People in Care and Leaving Care

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bernadine Brady, Pat Dolan, Caroline McGregor

    Mentoring for Young People in Care and Leaving Care offers a rich exploration of the theory, research and practice relating to youth mentoring as a means of essential social support. Brady, Dolan and McGregor ground their work on the premise that the informal social support provided through a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Research and Evaluation in Community, Health and Social Care Settings

    Experiences from Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Guerin, Nóirín Hayes, Sinéad McNally

    How can we develop a comprehensive understanding of the research process in community, health and social care settings? Covering all stages of the research process, from funding to dissemination, this book considers the views of funders, researchers, communities and policy makers. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being

    Implications for Social Work and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maritta Törrönen, Carol Munn-Giddings, Laura Tarkiainen

    A sense of participation and opportunities to share and participate in activities or groups that are important to them are crucial factors in human wellbeing. This book provides a robust empirical and theoretical analysis of reciprocity and its implications for social work and social policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Empowering Asian Youth through Volunteering

    Examples of Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Suk Ching Liu

    This book describes the origin, development and current state of volunteerism in Asia and Hong Kong. It also presents a field-tested model of empowering through volunteerism (namely, the CYEP at City University), that involves youth, governmental and non-governmental agencies and their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Learning in Later Life

    Challenges for Social Work and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Trish Hafford-Letchfield

    Within the UK and Europe, government legislation and policies concerned with demography have asserted a paradigmatic shift towards the increased engagement of older people with public services. The philosophy of user involvement and co-production within these contexts has become integral to finding…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Any effective response to an uncertain future will require independently thinking individuals working together. Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between humans and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

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